Definition of Wöhler, Friedrich in English:

Wöhler, Friedrich

proper noun

  • (1800–82), German chemist. His synthesis of urea from ammonium cyanate in 1828 demonstrated that organic compounds could be made from inorganic compounds. He was also the first to isolate the elements aluminum and beryllium.

Pronunciation:

Wöhler, Friedrich

/ˈvœlər/